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Duke Psychiatry's Gabriela Nagy Receives Career Development Award from Duke REACH Equity Center

By Susan Gallagher

Gaby NagyGabriela Nagy, PhD, an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, has received a career development award from the Duke Center for REsearch to Advance HealthCare Equity (REACH Equity).

Nagy is part of the third cohort of Career Development Awardees – REACH Equity Scholars. Targeting junior faculty, these two-year awards support mentored research projects focusing on the REACH Equity theme: addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health by developing and testing interventions that improve the quality of patient-centered care in the clinical encounter—a setting in which racial and ethnic disparities are well-documented. Nagy and three other awardees will begin their time as REACH Equity scholars in July 2020.

Other awardees include:

  • Lisa McElroy, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplant
  • Dinushika Mohottige, MD, MPH Medical Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology 
  • Hanzhang Xu, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health